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Mark Cuban's Best Productivity Hack Is Seriously Beyond Brilliant

Controlling his schedule gives him power over his success, health, and destiny. Here's how he does it.<p>Conventional wisdom says that "collaboration" is the key to success. Indeed, companies have spent umpteen billions of dollars on open plan offices specifically to increase the number of meetings …

Time Management

This Brilliantly Simply Trick to Remember Things Is So Effective, You Won't Believe You Weren't Already Doing It

I'm warning you. It's really simple. But I can't believe I haven't been doing this my whole adult life.<p>Sometimes the simplest solutions are best.<p>A couple of weeks ago, I took a summer Friday and headed to Rhode Island. It was a nice trip. One of the highlights: My wife and I joined my aunt and …

Rhode Island

If you’re not changing as a person then you’re not intelligent (according to Einstein)

If you’re not changing, you’re not growing. If you’re not growing, you’re not being intelligent. Humans thrive in change and expansion — yet there …

Motivation

19 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do

Just a sample of how some are able to make emotions work for them, instead of against them.<p>For the past several years I've been addressing the following question through my writing:<p><i>What does emotional intelligence look like in everyday life?</i><p>I've endeavored to answer that question thoroughly in my …

Emotional Intelligence

Yes, the Splinternet Is a Thing. Here's Why You Should Care

The internet is coming apart. Here's what it means for your business.<p>Right now, most democratic countries see one internet. Not for nothing is it called the World Wide Web, and since its commercialization, its content has been generally accessible to all but those living in authoritarian societies. …

Science Says The Opposite of Greed Is What Truly Leads to Happiness (Like Doing Any of These 6 Things)

The motto 'greed is good' is the antithesis of what research is suggesting will make you happier.<p>We've all heard this cliché growing up -- how "it's better to give than to receive." Whether you're gainfully employed, looking for work, retired, or living off an inheritance from your rich uncle, …

Happiness

'Following Your Passion' Is Dead - Here's What To Replace It With

When someone in your life is asking the important “What should I do with my life?” question – have you ever told them “<i>Just follow your passion”</i>?<p>If so, please stop doing that. Yes, completely, and forever. Because it’s garbage advice. Among the worst out there, right next to the original food …

Self-improvement

Amazon Spent Years Learning What It Takes to Do Great Work. These 4 Steps Contributed Most to Its Success

"Skill is overrated," says Jeff Bezos. These four things are not.<p>Yesterday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos published his annual letter to shareholders, and it's got some great advice for anyone who is striving to do great work.<p>After commending Amazon employees for their commitment to excellence, and …

Republicans Push Bill To Protect Mueller, Without McConnell's Support

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., does not support a measure that would make it harder for President Trump to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, but that isn't stopping some Republicans from forcing the debate.<p>North Carolina Republican Thom Tillis said Wednesday that he will continue …

Donald Trump

Beaten, tortured, sexually abused: An American ISIS widow looks for a way home

<b>Northern Syria (CNN) —</b> For Samantha Sally, a vacation was all it took to flip her quiet middle-American world of muscle cars, cotton candy and an Indiana packing company, into the horror of the ritual beatings, serial rape, torture and propaganda videos of ISIS's so-called Caliphate.<p>A holiday is …

Cotton Candy

Sponsored: Remote work is reaching unprecedented levels of popularity, and that’s a good thing

According to a report on the state of the American workplace, those who worked remotely 80-100% of the time rose from 24% in 2012 to 31% in 2016. This surge in remote work may not come as a surprise, as it appeals to many in fields across the board, even unlikely ones. The benefit of being able to …

Remote Working

The Worst Government Possible, on Purpose

I worry less about Kim Jong-Un than I do Betsy DeVos. The North Korean dictator, for one, doesn’t have dominion over the educational futures of …

Depression stems from this, not the brain

Ever come across people who seem to have everything going well for them yet depression finds a way to be a hindrance in their life? And, you may have …

Depression

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear.<p>Most of us …

12 simple mind exercises that can increase your mental strength

<i>LinkedIn Influencer Gretchen Rubin published this post originally on LinkedIn .</i><p>Dorothea Brande was an American writer and editor, well known for her books ' Wake Up and Live ' and ' Becoming a Writer ' (a useful resource for writers, by the way).<p>In ' Wake Up and Live ', she suggests twelve mental …

Happiness

10 Things All Inspirational People Immediately Stop Doing (to Discover Genuine Happiness)

Meaningful life changes start with letting go of what's not serving you.<p>Be honest with yourself.<p>You are the problem--the one creating your own suffering. You--the voice in your head reading this, thinking about past experiences, and dreaming of the future--are the only one responsible for your …

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Self-improvement

The incredible message you may have missed from Holly Butcher, a 27-year-old dying woman

Holly Butcher, who recently died at age 27 of a rare form of cancer that affects the bones, wrote a letter to her friends and family in her last week of life giving wise and moving advice about how to get the most out of whatever time we each have on Earth.<p>I’ve gleaned 14 life lessons from the …

Monday Jan. 15 deemed most depressing day of the year. Fake news?

Well Blue Monday may actually be a long-debunked theory and the brainchild of a British travel agency in 2005, but there’s no denying January is a …

Happiness

Start a Happiness Jar Now to Have a Year's Worth of Memories to Look Back On

Rather than ending the year wondering what you did for the past 12 months, keep track of your best memories with a simple DIY. All you need is a …

20 Changes to Make in 2018 That Will Positively Impact Your Life

<b></b>“I absolutely hate New Year. It makes me think about all the resolutions I know I’ll make and never keep. It just makes me feel like such a loser,” …

Motivation

19 Things Even Healthy People Do That Are Actually Bad For You

It's time to start living your best life.

4 Powerful Lessons You Gradually Learn as You Let Go of the Past

If somebody is working on themselves and changing for the better, it’s unnecessary to keep bringing up their past. People can change and grow. You …

Boats

Become a Better Leader by Improving Self-Awareness

Photo: Sander van der Werf via Shutterstock When we think of leadership qualities, we generally think of the ability to rally the troops, a clarity …

Want to Increase Your Happiness This Year? Science Says 1 Rare Habit Truly Stands Out

Research suggests that companies and individuals committed to living out this principle will see a happier workplace and an improved bottom line.<p>Positive psychology has got me hooked. This explosive field's body of research is telling us that if we desire a life of happiness, and if we truly want …

It Only Took This Instagram Co-Founder 1 Sentence to Provide the Perfect Cure for Procrastination

Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom uses this simple trick to avoid putting things off. And so can you.<p>Everyone at least occasionally puts things off. Everyone at least occasionally avoids doing things they need to do. Everyone, at some point, procrastinates.<p>And everyone who procrastinates <i>hates</i> the …

How you can use a Bullet Journal to organise your entire life

We're all constantly on the look out for ways to improve our lives, whether it's drinking more water, eating healthier, getting abs, or just …

Personal Organizing